General (Dis)interest

official and authoritative report on the EXTREMELY VITAL Society of Biblical Literature meeting in Baltimore

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

I just got back home from my trek to the annual major nerd geek fest called the Society of Biblical Literature meeting (“SBL” to insiders), where biblical scholars and doctoral […]

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You call that a history course? THIS is a history course. (13.7 billion years in 10 lessons)

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Just today I stumbled upon Big History Project, an online course geared toward high schoolers that–get this–takes students on a tour of 13.7 billion years of history in ten units. […]

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In Other News, Germansrecognizetheyuseunnecessarilylongwords

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Sorry folks, I can’t resist this. Apparently my years-long letter writing campaign has born fruit: Germany is officially dropping its longest word, 63 letters, the title of  a law regulating […]

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Helping Friends in Need: A Fundraiser for the Bohannons

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Two dear friends of mine, Steve and April Bohannon, have had more than their share of challenges, struggles, and fears. For the past decade, April has had recurring bouts with […]

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Senate Blocks Gun Background Check Legislation. In Other News, I’m Done.

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Unbelievable. I don’t normally post on politics. Political news doesn’t interest me much, mainly because day to day it’s the same thing. But today is different. This is unbelievable. This isn’t […]

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Pete at Pastorum

By Pete Enns, Ph.D.

Over at Internet Monk, Chaplain Mike has several posts (June 7 back to June 4) reviewing a conference I just got back from in Chicago called Pastorum. The conference was […]

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